The Matt McNeil Show – August 9, 2021

Hour 1 segment 1: Todd Mikkelson fills in for Matt McNeil today. We start the show talking about some dire warnings from the UN about climate change. Also some unexpected good economic news. And how Republicans are using the term “woke” as their new insult to Democrats.

Hour 1 segment 2: News on more testimony that is expected at the US House Jan. 6 insurrection commission. How criminal intent could be proved when it came to Trump trying to overturn the election.

Hour 1 segment 3: A look at how in a number of red states budgets are being cut for social and human services. And how many GOP policies end of getting overturned in the courts. Do Republicans actually know how to govern?

Hour 1 segment 4: We switch gears and talk about the resurgent interest in the US about UFOs.

Hour 2 segment 1: Secretary of State Steve Simon joins Todd to talk about election misinformation and how in Minnesota there was no voter fraud or election fraud.

Hour 2 segment 2: How Republican state legislatures could overturn Congressional election results in 2022 and 2024. Tucker Carlson embraces Hungarian far right dictator Viktor Orban.

Hour 2 segments 3/4: Some possible solutions for rural broadband. And how Newark, NJ’s police reform measures led to the city last year not having a single police shooting.